UW Ethnomusicology Archives audio recordings: Gage Averill recordings: Joe Heaney Collection, 1982-1983 PDF
- Averill, Gage
- UW Ethnomusicology Archives audio recordings: Gage Averill recordings: Joe Heaney Collection
- 1982-1983 (inclusive)19821983
- 2 items : EC - 2 reels (7.5 ips, 2 tr. stereo, 7"); WT - 1 DAT (digital, stereo); Duration: 1:17:19
- Collection Number
- Recorded during private lessons with Joe Heaney in 1982 and 1983, University of Washington, Seattle.
- University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archives
University of Washington
- Access Restrictions
Unrestricted: collection is open for research.
Biographical NoteReturn to Top
Gage Averill, (1954-) born in Greenwich, Connecticut, is an educator, ethnomusicologist, musicologist, and writer. In 1984, Averill graduated from the University of Washington with a B.A. in ethnomusicology and later recieved his Ph.D there in 1989. He is known for his research on traditional Caribbean music.
Joe Heaney (AKA Joe Éinniú; Irish: Seosamh Ó hÉanaí) (1919 - 1984) was an Irish traditional (sean nós) singer from County Galway, Ireland. He spent most of his adult life abroad, living in England, Scotland and New York City, in the course of which he recorded hundreds of songs. A magnificent singer in both Gaelic and English, Heaney sings in sean-nos, the highly ornamented style of traditional Irish song.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
Originally recorded on one cassette (stereo) but with several different cassette recorders.
See logsheets for description of contents of tapes.
Documentation: Heaney index
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top
|1984044-0001: Joe Heaney Collection: Private lessons recorded by Gage Averill
1 audiotape : DAT; Tracks: 27
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Subject Terms :
- Rural Irish--Europe--British Isles
- Geographical Names :
- Europe--Europe--General Europe
- Other Creators :
- Personal Names :
- Heaney, Joe, 1919-1984 (performer)